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On this extraordinary adventure, savour a two-night Singapore hotel stay, a luxury Queen Mary 2 Cunard cruise to Dubai with memorable stops in the Persian Gulf & Southeast Asia, followed by a 12-night tour discovering India’s spellbinding treasures

Begin this incredible land and cruise adventure with a two-night hotel stay in Singapore, a scintillating city-state that magically blends east and west and the ancient and modern. Then embark the regal Queen Mary 2 for an unforgettable 15-night cruise, savouring enthralling ports of call and Cunard’s refined approach to sailing. You’ll first make ports of call at some of Southeast Asia’s idyllic paradise islands, blessed with beautiful palm-tree lined beaches and an alluring tropical lifestyle: Penang and Langkawi in Malaysia and Phuket, in Thailand.

You’ll then visit the former Ceylon, Sri Lanka and its captivating and colourful capital, Colombo. Sail on to the Persian Gulf, with a visit to Qatar’s shining jewel, Doha and then an overnight port stay in Dubai, a captivating city where glittering skyscrapers tower over ancient souks.

Next, fly to Delhi for the start of an incredible 12-night Indian escorted tour. You’ll ride the famous Kalka-Shimla Toy Train, an incredible feat of Indian engineering,  that trundles along a UNESCO World Heritage Site railway track and through spectacular mountain scenery. Then enjoy a memorable three-night stay in a luxury hill-side resort close to Shimla, nestled amidst the breathtaking northern Indian Himalayas. During your stay, you’ll savour unforgettable mountain trail walks, wondrous mountain views and Shimla’s historic legacies.

From here, you’ll then discover the spellbinding treasures of the legendary Golden Triangle. During your hotel stays in the Golden Triangle’s main trio of cities, pulsating Delhi, Agra, for the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most iconic and wondrous monuments and Jaipur, Rajasthan’s mountain-fringed capital known as the  ‘Pink City’ you’ll relish a series of fascinating escorted tours. You’ll also enjoy a two-night stay near Ranthambore National Park, hailed as one of India's finest wildlife locations, world-famous for its abundant tiger population. Accompanied by experienced guides on twice-daily canter safaris, you’ll relish close encounters with India’s wild animals and birds, including Royal Benghal Tigers, Leopards, Jackals, Sloth Bears, and Indian Wild Boar in their natural habitat – truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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The Queen Mary 2 Experience

Quite simply, the Queen Mary 2 is one of the most magnificent ocean liners ever built, thus, a fabulous cruise holiday on this remarkable ship is an experience of a lifetime. Cunard has incorporated the very latest in modern facilities, entertainment and enrichment opportunities into a ship radiating the opulence, charm and glamour of cruising’s Golden Era. Your fine-dining options include multiple-course gourmet delights with classy touches like Wedgewood china and Waterford crystal. Be entertained by lavish musical shows, dance in the largest ballroom at sea with a superb resident orchestra and relax beside four ample-sized pool areas – you’ll have everything you could possibly want and more for the most memorable time on the ocean waves.

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Dining

From classic British and French cuisine in the Britannia and Grills restaurants and the finest premium steaks at The Verandah, to traditional afternoon tea and a mouth-watering array of international cuisines at Kings Court Buffet, you’ll find something on board to suit your every taste.

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Activities

There are so many to choose from: enjoy a stellar show at the planetarium, take part in fencing or Cunard’s traditional games of shuffleboard and deck quoits, sign-up for the outstanding Insight programme, or simply relax and unwind at the blissful Mareel Spa.

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Entertainment

There’s never a dull moment on board, what with dazzling West End-style productions at the Royal Court Theatre, a full live music programme, quiz nights and live DJs at the ship’s sophisticated G32 nightclub. Or dance the night away at a glamorous ball in the Queen’s Room.

Your 29 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 2

21 - 22 March 2024

Welcome to Singapore, a scintillating city-state where east seamlessly meets west

Arrive in Singapore, ‘The Lion City,’ for an exciting two-night hotel stay. At first glance, this small, diamond-shaped island off the shores of Malaysia gleams with modernism and commercialism, making it appear more western than eastern. But as you explore this vibrant city-state, you'll uncover its eclectic mix of cultures, religions, ancient treasures and British colonial heritage that creates a truly unique Singaporean identity. This cultural fusion is perhaps best expressed in Singapore's incredible cuisine and street food, famous the world over and a national obsession and the colourful multi-ethnic quarters, such as Little India, Kampong Glam and Chinatown, which each offer distinctive historical, cultural and culinary experiences.

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Day 3

23 March 2024

In Singapore, embark the regal Queen Mary 2 for your fantastic voyage ahead

Today, embark the Queen Mary 2 for an unforgettable 15-night full-board cruise to Dubai. Welcome aboard the Queen Mary 2, a remarkable flagship from the magnificent Cunard fleet, which, as you’ll soon discover, offers legendary style and elegance and a little of the finer things in life. You’ll simply relish Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and the huge array of entertainment and activities on offer. The ample space on board the Queen Mary 2 gives you an incredible sense of freedom, whilst having the option to participate in anything that suits your mood as you enjoy this memorable voyage.

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Day 4

24 March 2024

Savour every detail of this marvellous ship during your first relaxing day at sea

You’ll have plenty of options to choose from during your ocean-going days on board Queen Mary 2. One of the highlights is undoubtedly Cunard’s signature ritual of traditional English Afternoon Tea, served daily by white-gloved waiters in the elegant Queen’s Room, where the orchestral music provides a melodic backdrop. You may wish to embark on a journey across the solar system in the amazing planetarium, play a spot of lawn bowls, or treat yourself to a little ‘me’ time with some ocean-inspired treatments at the serene spa. Alternatively, pull-up a leather armchair and disappear into one of the best-loved classics in the library.

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Day 5

25 March 2024

Discover the natural island beauty and colourful heritage of Penang

Your first port of call is Penang, a beautiful island separated from the Malaysian mainland by a slender strait. Penang emerged in the late 19th century as an important British Crown Colony, known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ and nowadays, is known for its palm-tree-fringed golden beaches and stunning interiors of rustic fishing villages amid coconut groves, mountainous jungles and traditional farming lands. As well as natural beauty, Penang offers no end of cultural sights, especially the multi-coloured temples, ornate Peranakan shophouses and colonial-era architecture that await in the World Heritage-listed capital, George Town. Be sure to sample Penang’s world-famous cuisine.

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Day 6

26 March 2024

Soak-up the stunning natural beauty of Malaysia’s Langkawi Island

You’ll sail into the northwest coast of Malaysia and amongst the stunning Langkawi archipelago, the main island, Langkawi – also known as the ‘Jewel of Kedah.’ Regarded as one of the planet’s most beautiful islands, Langkawi is most popular for its powder-fine sandy beaches sandwiched between coconut palms and crystal-clear water. However, beyond, this lush paradise island, reveals rugged natural interiors of primeval rainforest, soaring mountains, gushing waterfalls and emerald-green paddy fields. Enjoy a trek through the jungle, walk the famous Langkawi Sky Bridge high above the forest canopy, or simply laze on one of Langkawi’s stunning beaches, where later, you can gaze at a crimson-flecked sunset.

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Day 7

27 March 2024

Relax on Thailand’s largest island, Phuket, dazzled by its multitude of beautiful beaches, bays and islands

Also located in the sparkling Andaman Sea, Thailand’s largest island Phuket, is justifiably popular for its gorgeous bays, beaches and cluster of idyllic islands. During your blissful time on this mountainous island, take a boat trip to Phang Nga Bay and glide through the spectacular Kharst scenery, or snorkel amongst coral reefs and crystal-clear waters surrounding Phuket’s outer islands. Or relax on one of the 30 or soft sandy beaches fringed with swaying palms, where you’ll find plenty of water sports to keep you amused for hours. Alternatively, you might also want to explore fascinating Old Phuket Town, which brims with traditional Thai-Chinese culture and heritage.

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Days 8 - 10

28 - 30 March 2024

With three days at sea, relish some of Queen Mary 2's delectable array of culinary options

Dining on board the Queen Mary 2 is lauded as some of the very best at sea. During your three days of cruising, relish the deliciously imaginative menus, delectable fine wines and outstanding service at one of the ship’s bevvy of sophisticated restaurants. Alongside Cunard classic favourites, such as the Britannia Restaurant, you can savour themed dining experiences which extend to the specialty seafood and mouth-watering prime cuts at The Steakhouse at The Verandah. Alternatively, the fusion of fresh seasonal flavours in an intimate setting are waiting to be savoured at the King’s Court Buffet.

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Day 11

31 March 2024

Soak up the colourful sights and sounds of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s vibrant capital

Your next stop is Sri Lanka, the former Ceylon, and its dynamic capital and biggest city, delightful Colombo. Discover one of the most colourful cities in the region, where the traditional old-world masterfully clashes with booming modernity. Colombo’s rich trading history shines through in its incredible cuisine, multi-cultural communities and the eclectic splendour of its architecture. Explore the ornate British and Dutch colonial buildings, the Old Dutch Hospital complex and lively markets such as Pettah Bazaar, the country’s largest marketplace, which sells practically everything and anything.

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Days 12 - 15

1 - 4 April 2024

Spend blissful days at sea indulging in the fantastic array of distractions on board the Queen Mary 2

Whilst enjoying four relaxing days of cruising, you’ll find countless things to distract and entertain, day or night. Laze beside the Pavilion Pool or the aft Lido Pool, each indulging with a bar and Jacuzzis. Enjoy a range of on-deck leisure activities that extend to tennis, bowls, croquet and even a netted golf area for perfecting your swing. Or up on deck, simply gaze out to sea and the never-ending dazzling horizon. Once the sun has set, enjoy a marvellous night of dancing at the refined Queen’s Room, or at the sumptuous Royal Court Theatre, a dazzling West End-style production. Or bring your evening to a magical close by taking-in a blockbuster movie in Illuminations – the choice as ever, is yours.

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Day 16

5 April 2024

Discover the culinary, heritage and scenic charms of Qatar’s evocative Doha

Qatar’s up-and-coming shining jewel, Doha, blends traditional and modern with ease and pride, from mega-sized shopping malls and gleaming skyscrapers to traditional souqs. Take a leisurely stroll along Doha Corniche, the scenic waterfront promenade, or take a traditional dhow cruise at sunset for breathtaking city views. You could also explore the bustling narrow alleys of Souq Waqif, where you’ll discover market stalls selling aromatic spices, perfume and intricate jewellery. Or savour local delicacies in one of Doha’s atmospheric restaurants, where food is not simply a sustenance but a celebratory affair; sample Machaboos, a spiced rice dish with marinated lamb that simple melts in the mouth.

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Day 17

6 April 2024

Experience Dubai with its intoxicating blend of glittering modernity and Arabian traditions

Savour an overnight in port in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), surrounded by the azure Arabian Sea, sun-kissed beaches and rolling desert dunes. You’ll be amazed by Dubai’s neck-cricking skyscrapers, including Burj Khalifa, at 828-metres-high, the world’s tallest building, along with the glitzy shopping and biggest mall on the planet. Alongside the glamour, you’ll also discover Dubai is rooted in rich tradition and fascinating history. Explore the ancient souks, including the famous gold and spice markets and historic Bur Dubai, the city’s oldest quarter, where evocative narrow streets reveal many Arabian heritage houses.

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Day 18

7 April 2024

Fly to Delhi, India, for the start of your magical 12-night Indian tour

Today you’ll fly from Dubai to Delhi, one of the three key cities that form the  legendary  Golden Triangle and a suitable introduction to the bewitching colours, sights and sounds of India – a veritable feast for the senses. With a one-night hotel stay, you’ll have time to explore this pulsating city. Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites sitting comfortably alongside innovative modern architecture and the colourful, frenetic chaos of the vibrant streets. Sample the Mughlai cuisine, from Chaat to Butter Chicken, so delicious that it’s famous world-wide and soak-up the atmosphere of this sprawling city once darkness falls, when some of Delhi’s most prominent buildings – such as the iconic India Gate – are beautifully illuminated.

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Day 19

8 April 2024

Embark the Kalka to Shimla Toy Train for an unforgettable journey to Shimla, then enjoy a five-star resort stay amidst the Himalayan mountains

Following a morning train ride from Delhi to Kalka on the Shatabdi Express, you’ll then embark the famous Kalka-Shimla Toy Train, which runs along a UNESCO World Heritage Site railway track and is regarded as one of India’s most scenic railway journeys. Upon arrival in Shimla late afternoon, you’ll then be transferred to the charming town of Theog and sublime Taj Theog Resort & Spa Shimla for a memorable three-night hotel stay. In your luxury home in the mountains, settle in to the snug and generous interiors that pay homage to exemplary local craftsmanship, extending to polished wooden walls, fine arts and intricate furnishings. Embrace the stunning panoramic views of the magnificent Himalayas surrounded by towering conifers, cedars and oaks and dotted with snow-dropped lakes and rushing rivers.

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Day 20

9 April 2024

Soak-up the inspiring views during an unforgettable mountain trail walk through the breathtaking Himalayas

Today, you’ll experience an unforgettable morning trail walk through the awe-inspiring Himalayas – one of life’s great travel experiences, no mountains can match their beauty and majesty. Amid Himachal Pradesh, otherwise known as Devbhumi, the ‘Land of the Gods,’ a beautiful hill state in northern India, on this incredible walking trail you’ll pause at picturesque hill stations for a breather and admire the stupendous mountain views. Surrounded by the mesmerising skylines of the Western Himalayan range, the walking trail is inhabited by conifers, cedars, broadleaved oaks and rhododendrons and punctuated with apple orchards, hamlets, cultivated terraces, snow-fed lakes and gushing rivers. Your afternoon is free at leisure.

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Day 21

10 April 2024

Enjoy a full-day day at leisure, either in the opulent surrounds of your luxury hotel or exploring the treasures of Shimla

Set in the foothills of the Himalayas, Shimla is a mouth-watering box of treats, just waiting to be discovered. In this hillside city you’ll enjoy cooler temperatures and pristine air and unlike other urban centres, traffic is banned from the centre, so you’ll be able to absorb the tranquil energy, scented by the surrounding aromatic pine trees. You may also opt to enjoy the facilities at your luxurious mountain resort, which include the lavish Jiva Spa, where you can indulge in blissful traditional Indian therapies, spa indulgences, or an enlightening yoga or meditation session.

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Day 22

11 April 2024

Savour the fascinating history and local life of Shimla during a fascinating morning sightseeing tour, before returning later to Delhi

Fully-rested and refreshed, today you’ll enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Shimla, discovering several of the city’s key highlights. You’ll visit the Shimla State Museum, home to a grand collection of ancient historical sculptures, coins, paintings and photographs collected from all over the state. You’ll also stop at the Vice Regal Lodge, an 1888 pile that was the official summer residence of the British Viceroys, the Mock Tudor Library and enjoy a stroll along Mall Road, Shimla’s main street and a pretty paved walkway which allows a more first-hand local experience. In the afternoon, leave your resort and once again, embark the Shatabdi Express, returning to Delhi for a two-night hotel stay.

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Day 23

12 April 2024

Soak-up the sights and sounds of Old Delhi on a compelling city tour, covering India’s largest mosque in India and Mahatma Gandhi's cremation site

Today, enjoy a fascinating sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Explore the imposing Jama Masjid Mosque, one of the largest mosques in India, whose courtyard can accommodate a staggering 25,000 worshippers. You’ll drive past the 17th century Red Fort, admiring its well-preserved ramparts and massive red sandstone enclosing walls, before paying a visit to Rajghat, a haunting memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, marking his cremation site a day after his assassination in 1948. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.

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Day 24

13 April 2024

Drive to Agra and then be awe-inspired by the stupendous Taj Mahal

You’ll begin your day with a take a morning drive to Agra and arrive in the afternoon, checking-in to your hotel for an overnight stay. Agra is best-known as the home of the world-famous Taj Mahal, with a visit here a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Constructed by 20,000 artisans over a twenty-year period, this stupendous mausoleum was dedicated to Emperor Shah Jahan’s favourite wife, who died in childbirth. Constructed with polished white marble and inlaid with a king’s ransom of jewels, this is one of the world’s most recognisable and iconic buildings, perfectly complemented by the symmetrical harmony of the gardens, which features fountains, marble benches and stone-paved raised pathways.

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Day 25

14 April 2024

Embrace the incredible wilderness of the Ranthambore National Park, one of India’s premier wildlife habitats

Your morning is at leisure, before leaving Agra and transferring to Bharatpur, enjoying lunch at a local restaurant. By the evening, you’ll arrive at Sawai Madhopur, home to the famous Ranthambore National Park, where you’ll check-in to your hotel for a memorable two-night stay. Nestling at the foot of the Aravalli Hills, Ranthambore National Park is hailed as one of India's finest wildlife locations, boasting an outstanding example of the implementation of Project Tiger. In the past few years, Ranthambhore National Park had seen a decline in the tiger population due to poaching and other reasons; however nowadays there’s an unusually large number of resident tigers. The Park is also categorised as a Heritage Site, due to the picturesque fort ruins that litter the grounds.

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Day 26

15 April 2024

Journey through the captivating landscape on canter safaris and seek out the majestic wildlife, including wild Royal Bengal Tigers

Your stay provides you with a fantastic opportunity to embark on unforgettable safari drives on a shared canter (a 20-seater open bus), through Ranthambore National Park. Journey through the captivating landscape filled with glassy lakes, dense trees and ruins of ancient monuments as you keep a look-out for the jungle’s majestic inhabitants. Accompanied by experienced guides, on these once-in-a-lifetime canter safaris, relish close encounters with India’s wildlife in their natural habitat, covering Leopards, Jackals, Sloth Bears and Indian Wild Boar to name but a few – and of course, Royal Bengal Tigers, for which the Park is celebrated for.

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Day 27

16 April 2024

Leave the wildlife and jungle behind for the exquisite ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur

Following breakfast, you’ll then be driven to Jaipur, a journey which takes approximately four hours. En-route to the mountain-fringed capital of Rajasthan, you’ll stop for lunch and drive through beautiful countryside, before later arriving at your hotel for a two-night stay. Known as the ‘Pink City’ because of the pinkish hues of many of its many historic buildings, you’ll delight at the colourful Old Quarters and well-preserved architectural wonders that illustrate the vast wealth and power of the Rajas that once ruled this enthralling corner of India.

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Day 28

17 April 2024

Admire the striking beauty of Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal, two of Jaipur’s most remarkable architectural gems

This morning you’ll travel by jeep to the mountain-top Amber Fort, which looks out the serene Maota Lake. Within this ornate palace, discover a visual feast of mirrored ceilings and embossed silver doors leading to even grander rooms that have been designed with meticulous precision. In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, which includes a visit to the impressive Hawa Mahal, or ‘Palace of Winds,’ a five-storey building festooned with latticed balconies from where royal ladies could view the street below while preserving their modesty.

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Day 29

18 April 2024

Return to Delhi for your final night in India and in this intoxicating and culturally-rich city

In the morning, you’ll make the drive back to Delhi for one more night in this mesmerising city. The rest of your final day in India is free at leisure. Be sure to take a stroll to the Lotus Temple, an architectural marvel designed to look like a half-opened flower; although a Baha’i place of worship, this temple is open to everyone and its interiors are as impressive as its exteriors. If you want to shop for an original gift, head to Baba Kharak Singh Marg where you can find a variety of traditional Indian craftsmanship in one of its bustling emporiums.

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Day 30

19 April 2024

Bid farewell to India and transfer to the airport for your flight home

Today, your incredible Indian tour and cruise adventure concludes. Bidding a fond farewell to Delhi and India and filled with a wealth of treasured memories, you’ll transfer to the airport for your onward flight home.

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Touring Experience

The Taj Mahal

You’ll make the drive from Delhi for Agra to experience one of the highlights of your Indian tour and indeed, your travels – the stupendous Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most recognisable monuments.  An architectural masterpiece resplendent in white marble, the impossibly romantic Taj Mahal is one of the greatest love letters on earth. Built by the order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1631 and 1648 to honour his late wife, the Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and is regarded as one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World.’  On your tour here, you’ll also explore the numerous buildings, gardens, lakes and fountains of the Taj Mahal complex, all designed in perfect symmetry.  

Jaipur’s Amber Fort & ‘Palace of Winds’

During your time in Jaipur, the exquisite Pink City, you’ll enjoy tours to two of its most dazzling architectural gems.  First, travel by jeep to Amber Fort, a vast,  fairy-tale palace built from yellow and pink sandstone and white marble, which boasts hand-painted murals and intricately carved hallways, large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths. Resting atop a mountain, Amber Fort overlooks tranquil Maota Lake and from here, you’ll enjoy marvelous views of the surrounding area.  You’ll later visit the intriguing Hawa Mahal, otherwise known as the ‘Palace of Winds;’ a five-storey treasure that wows with its pyramidal façade, overhanging windows with captivating, latticed screens and domes and spires.

The Kalka-Shimla Toy Train

To travel to the Himalayan city of Shimla, you’ll embark the world-famous Kalka-Shimla Toy Train and enjoy an epic train journey. Built-in 1903, this compact ‘Toy Train’ ranks as one of India's most incredible feats of engineering.  As you relax in comfortable surroundings for around five hours, you’ll whizz along a UNESCO World Heritage Site railway track angling around a succession of tight twists and stunning curves, through the majestic snow-peaked Himalayas and 103 tunnels and over 800 gothic bridges.  As you admire the breathtaking scenery, you’ll enjoy a delicious, packed lunch served on board.

Old Delhi Sightseeing Tour

Delhi is one of the world’s most historic capitals, formed by several ancient cities melding together through the centuries. On your  sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, you’ll take-in such well-known sights as the Jama Masjid Mosque, Delhi’s principal mosque and second largest on the Indian subcontinent. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656, this imposing temple is an impressive example of Mughal architecture. You’ll also visit the Rajghat memorial area, a black marble platform marking the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation, or Antyeshti (last rites), on 31 January 1948, the day after his assassination. This haunting final resting place of one of the world’s most respected leaders is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns at one end.

Safari drives in Ranthambore National Park

During your stay in southeastern Rajasthan, you’ll thrill to the opportunity of canter safaris within Ranthambore National Park, one of the of the biggest and most renowned national parks in Northern India. Once the former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, today, Ranthambore National Park is a major wildlife tourist attraction, primarily known as the home to an abundant number of Royal Bengal Tigers.  Available twice daily, these exciting game safaris by canter vehicles –one the best ways for up-close encounters with the Park’s rich wildlife – are an unforgettable experience, led by authoritative guides who know the jungle intimately and are very familiar with the behaviour of the diverse wild animals that roam the park. A highlight of course is spotting tigers in the wild.

Your Holiday Summary

PRICES FROM

$8,499

PER PERSON | 21 MARCH 2024 | 29 NIGHTS

Cruise

  • 15 night full-board cruise on board Queen Mary 2

Rail Journey

  • 3 day rail journey from Kalka to Shimla on board the Himalayan Queen toy train 

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Tour of Jama Masjid Mosque, Raj Ghat, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and more 

  • Tour of the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri 

  • Tour of Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, the City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory and more 

  • Trail walk through the Himalayas 

  • Game drives through Ranthambore National Park 

  • Shimla sightseeing city tour 

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night five-star hotel stay at the Pan Pacific Singapore with breakfast

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